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NamUs connects criminal justice agencies and families across the nation with information and resources to resolve missing, unidentified, and unclaimed person cases. View and download popular resources below. 

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NamUs Overview

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Introducing NamUs 2.0

The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) provides technology, forensic services and investigative support to resolve missing persons cases.

NamUs: Making a Difference

The staggering number of missing and unidentified person cases in the United States has been deemed our nation's "Silent Mass Disaster." The sheer volume of these cases poses a significant challenge to law enforcement, medical examiners, coroners and family members searching to locate missing loved ones.